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White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HMAS Sydney at Keeling Cocos Island on 9 November 1914

White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HM...

Margaret Gibb collection
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Commemorative cups
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England
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Samuel Radford Ltd
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1914
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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Letters
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Wuhan, China
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1995
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Akubra brand broad-brimmed fur felt hat worn by anthropologist by Dr Peter Sutton when he was doing fieldwork

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Peter Sutton collection no. 2
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Hats
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Australia
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Akubra Hats Pty Ltd
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1980
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Mayngu Dhoeri pearlshell headdress made by Sipau Audi Gibuma

Mayngu Dhoeri pearlshell headdress made by Sipau Audi Gibuma

Sipau Audi Gibuma Headdress collection
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Headdresses
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Boigu Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sipau Audi Gibuma
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1990
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Pearl necklace given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Narmoola Pool

Narmoola Pool

Dean Russell Moody collection
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Artworks
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Leonora, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean R. Moody
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1994
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Poster promoting a peace march in 1986 for the international year of peace.

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Containers
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1990
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Copy of the Ouyen Baitlayer, a vehicle-drawn two-wheeled trailer with a 1080 bait distribution cylinder

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Brian Coman collection
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Pest control equipment
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Victoria, Australia
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Jock MacRae
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1980
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Weapon bag by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Weapon bag by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Baskets
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1990
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Plastic bag with Union of Australian Women Declares Peace on the World

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Plastic bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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The Final Hearing of the Kenbi Land Claim of 1995, (turtle shell) by Gullawun Daniel Lee, 1999

The Final Hearing of the Kenbi Land Claim of 1995, (turtle s...

Gullawun Daniel Roque Lee collection
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Cox Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gullawun D. Lee
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1994
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Sculpture titled 'The Dismissal - 20th Anniversary', featuring Gough Whitlam, John Kerr and Malcolm Fraser

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John Shakespeare collection no. 2
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr John Shakespeare
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1995
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Cream cotton corset

Cream cotton corset

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1900
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Humane rabbit trap 'jump-trap' with black rubber-lined jaws

Humane rabbit trap 'jump-trap' with black rubber-lined jaws

Brian Coman collection
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Rabbit traps
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United States of America
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Dr Brian J. Coman
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1983
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Black and white cartoon titled 'Cemetery of Women'

Black and white cartoon titled 'Cemetery of Women'

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1995
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Yacca walking-stick

Yacca walking-stick

C Warren Bonython collection
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Walking-sticks
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South Australia, Australia
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Charles W. Bonython
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1947
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Rectangular enamelled metal sign

Rectangular enamelled metal sign "Post Office"

Australia Post Historical collection
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1980
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Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Spears
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Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Wilfred Aniba
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1987
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Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Spears
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Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Wilfred Aniba
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1987
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Unused rectangular beige and brown sign that designates a protected Aboriginal burial ground

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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority NT collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority
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1987
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Ring made from the metal of a US fighter jet from the Vietnam War

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Finger rings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Awelye

Awelye

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 1
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Carvings
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Utopia, South Australia, Australia
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Lucky Kngwarreye Morton
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1995
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Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Shovels
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Baron Thomas Denman
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1912
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'Willy Wagtail and Hailstone Dreamings', painted by Pansy Napangarti, 1996

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Pansy Napangarti
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1981
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Portrait of David Unaipon by Lyell Dolan

Portrait of David Unaipon by Lyell Dolan

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Drawings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Lyell Dolan
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1995
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Yalda Soak - painting by Rover Thomas

Yalda Soak - painting by Rover Thomas

Rover Thomas collection no. 3
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Paintings
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Rover Thomas
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1995
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Ceremonial wooden wheelbarrow used at the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

Ceremonial wooden wheelbarrow used at the turning of the fir...

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Wheelbarrows
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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W J. Spence
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1877
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Koori flag

Goolum-Goolum Aboriginal Co-operative collection
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Drawings
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Horsham, Victoria, Australia
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Matthew Kennedy
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1995
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Australia wants to be nuclear free tea-towel

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Tea-towels
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Peace

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Badge titled 'No Troops for Sinai'

General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Sinai, Egypt
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Palestine Liberation Organisation
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1982
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Remembrance is not enough

Remembrance is not enough

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Banners
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Australia
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Association for International Co-operation and Disarmament
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1960
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Female and peace symbols

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Child's crayon drawing that shows a red, black and yellow Ab...

Goolum-Goolum Aboriginal Co-operative collection
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Drawings
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Horsham, Victoria, Australia
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Brian Harrison
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1995
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Tjanpi feather basket made by Manupa Butler

Tjanpi feather basket made by Manupa Butler

Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women's Council collec...
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Baskets
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Tjukurla, Western Australia, Australia
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Manupa Butler
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1995
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White cotton petticoat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Petticoats
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1900
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GST

GST

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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1988
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Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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White china dinner plate

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Dinner plates
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Nova Peris' 1995 Hockey Champions Trophy medal

Nova Peris' 1995 Hockey Champions Trophy medal

Nova Peris collection
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Sports medals
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Argentina
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Nova Peris
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1995
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Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Child's white lawn bonnet decorated with inset lace and embroidery

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bonnets
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1900
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August 9th South African Women's Day

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Bread Not Bombs

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Black cloth armband printed with a peace symbol and 'Close W...

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Armbands
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Woomera, South Australia, Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1960
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Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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1945 FDIF 1965

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Out of ANZUS

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Australia, New Zealand, United States Security Treaty
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1951
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Unused rectangular beige and brown aluminium sign warning th...

Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority NT collection
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Signs
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority
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1987
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Union of Aust. Women say Bring Prices Down

Union of Australian Women collection
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Banners
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Covering letter for a series of five posters from Department...

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1990
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Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Badge featuring the famous image of the face of Che Guevara ...

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Australia
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Che Guevara
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1981
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